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5 Delicious Downtown San Diego Restaurants

5 Delicious Downtown San Diego Restaurants

Down San Diego boasts a rich nightlife culture and a wide array of dining options. If you are visiting the area and unsure where to tease the taste buds, we have rounded up a list of downtown San Diego restaurants that are delicious and definitely worth a shot if you are in the area. A […]

8 Best Birthday Party Venues in San Diego

8 Best Birthday Party Venues in San Diego

Are you hoping to throw a memorable birthday party in San Diego? While throwing a party at home is always an option, we recommend looking into birthday party venues in San Diego to experience something new.  When you rent a venue for a party, you avoid cleaning up, cooking food, or hosting guests in your […]

7 Best Breweries Near Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego

Breweries in Gaslamp San Diego

There’s nothing quite like swinging by a brewery during a night out on the town or after an event venue. There’s a reason why breweries and bars tend to be where all the hustle and bustle is. They’re prime locations to connect with friends, meet up with co-workers, and get to know your downtown art […]

11 Best Holiday Party Venues in San Diego

11 Best Holiday Party Venues in San Diego

Are you looking to throw a holiday party in San Diego? When it comes to throwing a holiday party, there’s a lot that you need to keep in mind. You need to create a guest list, select the food, choose the right music, and more. Also, perhaps the most important thing you need to determine […]

Q&A With Kelsey Overstreet

Q&A With Kelsey Overstreet

In her solo show, “The Way We Move”, artist Kelsey Overstreet draws inspiration from her environment, and speaks to human experience through exploration of movement in her abstract expressionist works. We asked the artist a few questions to learn more about her process, creative expression, and what she hopes for the future of art. Sparks: […]

Artist Interview: Monty Montgomery on Authenticity

Artist Interview: Monty Montgomery on Authenticity

Sparks Gallery interviews Monty Montgomery, a lifelong painter, and muralist, on his advice for aspiring artists. Visit the gallery in person to see his completed mural on our back deck. Monty Montgomery’s artistic vision can best be described as an emotional language created using his innate intuition about color and object relationships to connect with […]

10 Best Small Private Party Venues in San Diego, CA

Corporate Event in San Diego

After sheltering at home for the past year, many of us are now looking for fun and exciting ways to reconnect with friends, family, and coworkers. There’s no better way to facilitate a fun night of reconnection than with a private party at a top-quality venue. If you’re a San Diego resident or plan on […]

Best Engagement Photo Locations in San Diego

Best Engagement Photo Locations in San Diego

One of the most exciting parts of having a wedding is the engagement photoshoot. With an engagement photo shoot, you get a chance to look your best, spend time with your future spouse, and take pictures that you’ll cherish forever.  Choosing a location for your engagement photo shoot can also be tricky. Luckily, San Diego […]

SPECIAL EVENT: Sparks Summer Showcase

SPECIAL EVENT: Sparks Summer Showcase

This July, Sparks Gallery will transform into a collaborative space to showcase several other San Diego galleries under one roof in a short-term take-over of Sparks Gallery. Sparks Gallery owner Sonya Sparks explains, “Our aim through this collaborative pop up is to bring together a diverse community of local arts agents into a unified, collective […]

Dali Dinner: Sparks Gallery Three-Year Anniversary

Dali Dinner: Sparks Gallery Three-Year Anniversary

In celebration of the gallery’s three-year anniversary, Sparks Gallery hosted an immersive dining experience with food and art presentations inspired by the culinary explorations of Salvador Dali. The surreal works on view complimented the theme of the event. Upon entry, guests approached a “raw bar” with fresh shucked oysters, local tuna tiradito, crab legs, smoked prawns, […]